Thai News Summary

Two plots of land in Thailand’s Saraburi Province, owned by famous singer Yuenyong Opakul, aka “Aed Carabao”, are not located in Thap Kwang-Muak Lek national forest reserves, according to the... The post Singer Aed Carabao’s land does not encroach onto Read more
Published 3 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
December 1, 2022: Beijing may have to prepare itself for a “Despite high case numbers” narrative after widespread protests against the “Zero COVID” policy forced it to ease some tough measures.... The post Critics regroup as China eases some COVID-19 restrictions Read more
Published 3 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will not interfere with the decision of the Racha Thewa Tambon (sub-district) Administration Organisation (TAO) to procure an additional 727 “fancy” lamp posts, at an... The post NACC says Racha Thewa TAO has the right Read more
Published 3 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A points deduction system for traffic violations will begin on Jan 9 next year, with the loss of all points resulting in a 90-day suspension of drivers’ licences, according to officials. Read more
Published 5 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Tesla is set to unveil on Thursday its long-delayed Semi, a 18-wheeler heavy duty vehicle that has faced skepticism from industry experts who doubt battery electric trucks can take the strain... The post Musk set to finally take wraps off Tesla Read more
Published 5 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Savika “Pinky” Chaiyadej, a famous actress, was released on bail for 5 million baht yesterday after being detained for over three months inside Central Women’s Correctional Institution in Bangkok. Thailand’s Criminal Court granted bail to Pinky on the condition that she does not Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
A private jet is the latest addition to the Thai police’s shiny collection of assets seized from Tuhao the notorious Chinese gangster. Thai police – led by Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn – seized Tuhao’s private jet at Bo Fai Airport Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Phuket officials have once again reported finding no trafficking on fishing boats. Officials conducted a series of random interviews at Rassada Pier in the main city district yesterday.  They inspected a total of seven boats with 249 workers. 117 workers Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
South Korea is increasing its quota of Thai workers next year from 2,500 to 15,000, but there’s a catch. Thais interested in filling the positions must learn Korean and pass a language test. Prime Minister Office spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisiri reported Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Two men have been arrested in Mumbai after the attempted abduction of a South Korean tourist while she was livestreaming.  On Tuesday night Hyojeong Park, known as Mhyochi on social media, was livestreaming as she walked through the city. The Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
As one of the speakers of the panel on “The Recovery of Travel in Asia and the Pacific”, Mr. Yuthasak underlined the strategies and approaches TAT was using to achieve these targets, while forecasting a return to 80% of the Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: TAT Newsroom
Government and opposition whips resorted to finger-pointing over the collapse of the House meeting today (Thursday), due to a lack of a quorum. The House was scheduled to vote on... The post Government and opposition MPs blame each other for Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A policewoman whose alleged abuse of her soldier-maid made headlines three months ago, and her boyfriend, have been arraigned in court on charges including human trafficking. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Thailand reaffirmed its readiness in all areas to host the Specialised Expo 2028, which it would be held in Phuket. The second country presentation focused on policy support, details on thematic subjects for the Expo, and the master plan and Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: TAT Newsroom
One province in Vietnam is aiming boosting its tourism with its rich cultural heritage. Twenty-one ethnic minority groups reside in the coastal, northeastern province of Quang Ninh. This year, authorities launched several tourism initiatives to draw visitors to the province, Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Officials in the Nong Hong district office of the Isaan province of Buriram rejected a 14 year old girl’s request for a Thai ID card because they said she does not look like her mother. The teenager’s disillusioned mother asked Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Police have launched a murder investigation after finding the body of missing woman tied to a water pump inside a lake in Prachuap Khiri Khan province in western Thailand. Last night, police found the body of a woman estimated to Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The woman charged with the New Zealand suitcase murderers  of two children whose bodies were found in earlier this year was their mother, an Auckland court heard as the suspect made her first appearance in the country. Appearing at court, Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Point deduction will start on Jan 9 next year on the drivers who violate traffic rules, said the national police chief. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Starting January 9th, the Royal Thai Police and the Land Transport Department will enforce a demerit point system to curb traffic violations and dangerous driving, in the hope increasing drivers’... The post Point system to curb traffic violations to be Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Thailand aims to combat HIV/Aids by reducing new cases and fatalities as the kingdom will host the UNAIDS PCB meeting later this month. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Chinese gangs in Thailand are in more trouble as police arrested another suspected gang boss in Bangkok Wednesday. Teams of police raided 34 locations in eight provinces, at the behest of deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn. “Big Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Bangkok’s pollution problem is rearing its ugly head once again. Environmental police have arrested and charged seven people over illegal dumping at 16 sites in the Thai capital.  The chief of the Crime Suppression Division ordered environmental police to inspect Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Pattaya Police warned the city’s motorcycle taxi riders to behave or else lose your taxi permits and driver’s license. The warning comes on the back of a taxi rider sexually harassing a customer who turned out to be a Thai Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) held the “Thai-Italian Business Summit” on November 29 at the Four Seasons Chao Phraya Hotel. The event was attended by over 200 attendees who were welcomed by TICC President Federico Cardini, who highlighted the Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
In a worrying new trend, the percentage of AIDS infections has been rising among young Thais. According to the director of the Disease Control Department’s Division of AIDS, nearly two thirds of new HIV infections are in young people.  The Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a travel package called ‘Amazing New Chapters: Discover Luxperience in Thailand’ aimed at high-end South Korean travellers. The deal combines business class tickets to Bangkok on Asiana Airlines and a stay at Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The Royal Forest Department has cleared musician Yuenyong Opakul, aka Aed Carabao, of an allegation that two blocks of land he owns in Saraburi encroach on protected forest. Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Check Thai lottery result today 1 December 2022 – Lotto 1st prize –  The last two digits – The last three digits –  The first three digits –   2nd prize, 200,000 baht each   3rd prize, 80,000 baht each Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Rangers found an unexploded MK-82 bomb in the forest of Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern province of Songkhla. The authorities believe the bomb was left over from the Communist insurgency in Thailand over 40 years ago. The Communist insurgency Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian officials said, in heavy clashes that erupted in the Jenin refugee camp during a pre-dawn raid. The... The post Israel kills two Palestinians, including militant leader, in Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
This morning the bath value appreciated to 34.97 baht against a US dollar, its strongest level in five months, compared to its close yesterday at 35.26 baht per dollar. Read more
Published 9 hours ago
Shares of one of Thailand’s leading property developers – Sansiri Plc (SIRI) hit a 5-year high amid anticipation that the company would record better profits as the economy recovers and demand for real-estate stars to revive. Shares of SIRI rise Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
Thanaporn Pornsangakul motioned passers-by toward her booth, where she demonstrated a new shampoo and soap made from CBD, the non-psychoactive part of cannabis that’s widely touted as a panacea. But Thanaporn’s shampoo, which she was showing off inside a large Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Iranian authorities have once again confronted individual expression with lethal force. Security forces in the country’s northern city of Bandar Anzali have killed a young man for celebrating the national football team’s elimination from the World Cup. Security fatally shot Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The council of Racha Thewa sub-district allocated 148 million baht for the procurement of 727 lamp posts with Kinnaree figures and other projects. Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Tuhao‘s can of criminal worms continues to unfold as police revealed they seized eight businesses in Phuket, southern Thailand, owned by the notorious Chinese gangster. Yesterday, police seized eight businesses each spanning 10 rai of land in Phuket’s Mueang district, Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
If you are planning an international get together, or a training conference for local staff, why waste your time and money on a decaying Bangkok hotel meeting room with ugly furniture, toxic air conditioning and a buffet prepared by the Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) raided about 50 crypto mines in Bangkok and Nonthaburi province yesterday for stealing electricity amounting to 325 million baht per year. The cybercrime department of the DSI, under the codename Electrical Shock, investigated 40 Read more
Published 10 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
A woman was killed and nine other passengers injured when a minibus was hit by the hanging pendulum hook of a mobile crane emerging from a side street in Ban Bung district of Chon Buri on Wednesday night. Read more
Published 11 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
A group of ethnic Karen people, from the Kaeng Krachan area in Phetchaburi Province, submitted a petition yesterday (Wednesday) to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation seeking... The post Ethnic Karen people demand shared common land for Read more
Published 11 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Bangkok ranked sixth in the Top 10 Cities in the World for expats in 2022 in an InterNations poll. InterNations is a global social network for expats that operates both online and offline in 420 cities across the world. The Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Police have shut down 16 illegal garbage dumps in nine districts of Bangkok and arrested seven people for operating them. Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Officials from Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources found a second Leatherback turtle nest, containing 141 eggs, yesterday (Wednesday) on a beach in Takua Pa district of the southern... The post Second Leatherback turtle nest found on Phang-nga beach Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Thai Air Force bomb squad quickly dealt with a potential threat to the life of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha when an abusive man with a pen gun turned up at a seminar the PM was addressing. The Explosive Ordnance Read more
Published 12 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
In December, 130,000 passengers are expected to pass through Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok every day, according to Minister of Transport Saksayam Chidchob. The airport facilitated daily traffic of around 115,000 passengers in November as tourists returned for the High Season, Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Prince William and his wife Kate have arrived in the US for the first time in eight years, amid another racism scandal that has seen his godmother resign from the royal household. Susan Hussey, one of William’s six godmothers, recently Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The new Mohan railway checkpoint in China will start operations on Dec 3 and Thailand can thus export fruits by the Lao-Chinese railway to southern China then, according to the Commerce Ministry. Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Indonesia’s environmental protection plan will take the revolutionary step of  selling off  “development” rights – not “protection” rights – to an entire archipelago of more than 100 coral islands next week.  More or less anyone who happens to have enough Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Touring Bangkok and looking for a paranormal scare? Here, we have the capital of Thailand’s most haunted places if you dare to take a walk on the supernatural side. As Thailand’s culture is full of ghost tales, it may not Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
It appears Europe has finally woken up to Sleepy Joe’s foreign policy and US profiteering from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The war in Ukraine has been blamed for higher fuel costs, the rise in inflation, austerity, and an economic meltdown throughout Read more
Published 13 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
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Published 14 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
UPDATE Savika “Pinky” Chaiyadej was released on bail for 5 million baht yesterday after being detained for over three months inside Central Women’s Correctional Institution in Bangkok. At around 7.15pm, Pinky was released on conditions that she does not leave Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Chinese newspapers turned their front pages black on Thursday and flags were put at half mast in mourning for the death of former president Jiang Zemin, whose death has prompted... The post Chinese papers go black in mourning for late Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
North Korea’s government is reportedly forcing its citizens to change their names to sound more ideological. Such names that mean “super beauty” or “loved one” are being swapped for those that mean “loyalty” or “bomb.” One resident of the country Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
South Thailand’s holiday hotspot islands are reeling in the tourists once again. The islands of Koh Samui, Koh Tao, and Koh Pha Ngan, have seen 2.3 million tourists arrive on their shores in the past 10 months, according to the Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
Driver furious with Bangkok shopping mall after foreigner accidentally causes damage to her car. Bangkok BTS Skytrain fares to increase next year. Cabinet seems to have ignored the 4 am nightlife proposal. 1st phase of the U-tapao revamp faces delay. Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The United States is working a new round of sanctions against North Korea, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Thursday, as Pyongyang forges ahead with banned missile development... The post U.S. preparing more sanctions on North Korea, Sullivan Read more
Published 14 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Ukraine’s hotline for surrendering Russian soldiers is getting 100 enquiries a day as the war between the two countries rages on. The hotline is part of the “I Want To Live” project that was started in September by Ukraine. It Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
The post Thai Enquirer News Summary – December 1, 2022 appeared first on Thai Enquirer. Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
A missing teacher on Koh Samui island has been found alive, but her current condition is unknown. The Australian woman, Jessica Desai, 38, is of Indian descent and was reported missing since November 25. Desai is a teacher at Oonrak Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: The Thaiger
AIDS claimed 9,300 lives in Thailand last year, despite the availability of free, comprehensive care for those living with HIV. Though this figure is worrying, what’s even more worrying is... The post Thailand goes into battle against resurgent HIV/AIDS first Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
B. Grimm Power Plc (BGRIM), one of Thailand’s leading power producers, has come out to say that it was looking to invest more in powerplants in Vietnam and Japan, while at the same time has set a target of 10,000 Read more
Published 16 hours ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
The southern region's islands are expected to record a dramatic rise in tourist numbers this year, with the islands off the Surat Thani coast set to enjoy a 60% rise in arrivals compared to the middle of the year. Read more
Published 16 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Initially there was some confusion on why the Palang Pracharath party (PPRP) was splitting into another party but the decision by the Constitutional Court yesterday made things a little clearer. It was like the coup makers knew which way the Read more
Published 16 hours ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
The National Health Security Office (NHSO) should have done a better job before requesting help in approving its annual budget, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday. Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The attorney-general has approved the prosecution of political figures Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul and Pannika Wanich on sedition charges. Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Three new cabinet members have been named in a move that could forge stability for the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) and better prepare it for the next polls. Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post

 

 

 

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